Articles tagged 'twine phiri'

Chiyangwa hunts Cuthbert Dube 17 November 2016 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has launched a campaign to make his predecessor Cuthbert Dube account for the association's debt which now stands at $7 million. Dube and his entire executive committee had their mandate revoked in October last year paving the way for the December 2015 ...
'Lion of Football' Ntini laid to rest 1 June 2016 HARARE - They say you are lonely when you are dead but not for Gishon Ntini, the former Triangle and CAPS United coach who died in the early hours of Monday after battling urological problems during his stint in neighbouring Botswana. A larger-than-life character whose passion for football did...
'We still respect Phiri' 9 March 2016 HARARE - New Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairperson Peter Dube says he has great respect for his predecessor Twine Phiri and will consult him here and there during his reign. Dube emerged victorious after last Saturday's election when he polled 11 votes against Dynamos president Kenny Mubaiwa...
Twine Phiri speaks out 4 February 2016 HARARE - Former Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairman Twine Phiri yesterday absolved himself of any wrong doing during his tenure at the helm of the top-flight league saying he is unfazed by threats of a forensic audit by Zifa. The PSL is set to change hands for the first time in six years next...
Chiyangwa, Twine Phiri unite in grief 27 January 2016 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa and deposed Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairman Twine Phiri were on Monday united in grief as both visited the late Eric Rosen's Glen Lorne residence in the capital to pay their condolences. The late Motor Action Football Club director Rosen succumbed ...
Twine Phiri, Zifa saga escalates 20 January 2016 HARARE - Twine Phiri's hopes of being re-instated as Premier Soccer League chairman faced further resistance yesterday after Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa insisted Phiri could not represent CAPS United on the Zifa board because he is no longer the club chairman. This comes as CAPS had backed...
Zifa, PSL saga worries sponsors 19 January 2016 HARARE - Major Premiership sponsors are contemplating pulling out of football following the latest stand-off between Zifa and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) over the ouster of the latter's chairman Twine Phiri over the weekend. The Zifa board led by newly-elected president Philip Chiyangwa or...
Zifa, PSL clash over Twine Phiri 11 December 2015 HARARE - Premier Soccer League chief executive Kenny Ndebele yesterday insisted the directive by Zifa to have the league hold fresh elections to choose a new chairperson is not in tandem with their constitution. Zifa board led by newly-elected president Philip Chiyangwa on Tuesday had ordered ...
'Zifa is offside' 10 December 2015 HARARE - CAPS United insist there is no need for the Premier Soccer League to elect a new chairperson since Twine Phiri remains their representative on the league's  board of governors. Makepekepe board chairperson Lewis Uriri yesterday wrote to PSL chief executive officer Kenny Ndebele convey...
Jere buys CAPS United 28 May 2015 HARARE - Harare businessman, Farai Jere, has acquired an 80 percent stake in CAPS United in a move which gives him control of the country's third largest football team. Former majority shareholder, Twine Phiri, will hold 20 percent in a new structure which is set to put an end to cash struggle...
CAPS United Special Report: 'Twine has failed' 17 May 2015 HARARE - Most of the CAPS United supporters feel club president and majority shareholder Twine Phiri has failed the club. The Makepekepe followers feel the late club legends Shaky “Mr Goals” Tauro and Joel “Jubilee” Shambo must be turning in their graves at the current state of affairs at the ...
Mutuma quits CAPS United 13 May 2015 HARARE - CAPS United striker Roderick Mutuma yesterday said he is packing his bags to seek greener pastures in what could be the beginning of a mass exodus at the troubled club. Mutuma said he has stopped training with the team, citing unpaid salaries and bonuses as the driving force behind hi...
Harrison ponders CAPS exit 13 May 2015 HARARE - Mark Harrison says while his heart is at CAPS United he could be forced to quit over unpaid salaries and ongoing financial problems at the club. Harrison, who was visibly disgruntled, during an interview with the Daily News yesterday, regretted that in spite of his commitment and dedi...
Harrison faces eviction 29 April 2015 HARARE - CAPS United coach Mark Harrison faces eviction from his Borrowdale apartment due to non-payment of rentals. With the Harare giants experiencing financial challenges, Harrison, who joined the club from South Africa at the start of the season has not been spared and has since been given...
Harrison rings alarm bells at CAPS 21 April 2015 HARARE - CAPS United coach Mark Harrison has warned the club's precarious financial position is a 'ticking time bomb' that could explode and drive the team towards disintegration. Harrison's startling remarks follow the team's 0-4 mauling in Triangle two weeks ago and the boycott of its high p...
CAPS United loses labour case 11 April 2015 HARARE - UNDER-fire Castle Lager Premiership side CAPS United have lost the labour dispute involving seven of their players. Labour Court Independent Arbitrator Kenneth Nhongo presided over the case involving the Green Machine against Kenneth Bulaji, Dominic Chungwa, Dominic Mukandi, Stephen M...
D-Day for Sakubva 25 March 2015 MUTARE - Premier Soccer League chairman Twine Phiri will today lead the Zifa Grounds Committee in deciding the fate of Sakubva Stadium's readiness to host top flight matches this season. The army side Buffaloes' home ground was earlier this year condemned as unfit to host top flight matches. T...
CAPS players blast Phiri over 'lavish' wedding 4 January 2015 HARARE - CAPS United director Twine Phiri has reportedly tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in Malawi as players at his club continue to live in abject poverty. United players went for several months without pay last season and are still owed different sums of money in wages and bonuses. Am...
Time CAPS make the right decisions 9 December 2014 HARARE - CAPS United have been in the headlines for “helping” Dynamos win their fourth straight league title in succession. Many theories have been thrown around to explain why CAPS have become Dynamos’ friend in need. The first theory says that Taurai Mangwiro, who coached CAPS United before ...
More woes for Twine Phiri 18 October 2014 HARARE - Beleguered CAPS United director Twine Phiri is set to lose more property belonging to one of his companies as it will be auctioned next Thursday to pay a debt belonging to a local bank. ZB Financial Holdings Limited successfully sought legal recourse against Phiri after the Premier So...
People of integrity needed in football 27 September 2014 HARARE - One of English football’s most famous clubs, Leeds United is in danger of losing its benefactor Massimo Cellino, a move likely to throw the club into financial quandary.While the Italian businessman was found guilty of concealing €390 000 in taxes, the Zimbabwean game is also littered wi...
CAPS fans speak out 10 September 2014 HARARE - CAPS United fans are worried at their club’s continued on and off field problems and have called on club president Twine Phiri to find a lasting solution as soon as possible.  The Green Machine have been in the spotlight, for wrong reasons, with the club struggling to secure funds nee...
Twine denies CAPS' crisis 9 September 2014 HARARE - CAPS United president Twine Phiri has described as “baseless” reports that the club is facing serious financial problems due to mismanagement. In a season that promised so much at the four-time Zimbabwean champions, Makepekepe however find themselves in familiar state of disarray, wit...
Mpume's heart bleeds for CAPS 9 September 2014 HARARE - CAPS United great Mpumelelo Dzowa – who puts his career medal tally with Makepekepe at 37 – says his beloved club’s fortunes probably began to wane after it was infiltrated by individuals who treat the team as a “cash machine” and “milk cow.” Dzowa, who played for one of the better CA...
Ex-CAPS stars crank up pressure on Twine 8 September 2014 HARARE - CAPS United's beleaguered president Twine Phiri has come under several pressure from the club's former players and some of the team's prominent fans, who called for immediate action to save the troubled team. The ex-Green Machine players who spoke to the Daily News yesterday questione...